Seventh Grade Review

I took seven classes in seventh grade. Some were actually fun. Others were ok. But from an overall perspective, seventh grade was a nine-month period of learning interesting things, learning boring things, relief, and stress. To start things off, let’s look at the boring things I learned in seventh grade. This encompasses everything I learned […]

The City

It seems that in most countries of the world there is one city that dominates the rest population wise, economically, and culturally. These cities are often the only city of a country known by foreigners. And there is no doubt that there are a lot of them: London, Tokyo, Toronto, Mexico City, Panama City, Bogotá, […]

Black and White vs. Color

Photo from Pixabay Today, we would ridicule a tv show if it was still in black and white. But we wouldn’t do that if our whole world was in black and white. And because of that, I feel that I am expected to write something more meaningful than that color is just a property of objects […]

The Pantheon

Known for its huge dome and the oculus (eye) in the middle of it, the Pantheon is one of Rome’s most wonderful engineering accomplishments. It is also a very well preserved building. In fact, it is the most well preserved building of the classical time period. The Pantheon was first built by Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa. […]

Mohenjo Daro

From 1921 to 1922, excavations in Pakistan revealed two ancient cities, Harappa and Mohenjo Daro, that established our knowledge of the Indus Valley civilization, one of the earliest pioneers of civilization. Mohenjo Daro was likely the biggest settlement in the Indus Valley civilization. It name means “The Mound of the Dead”, since locals thought it […]

Explain The Offside Rule in Soccer

The offside rule is the rule that has been changed the most in soccer since the first rules were written. Soccer teams used to have way more forwards than midfielders or defenders, but after many modifications to the rule that has changed. The offside rule is often one of the most confusing rules to those […]

The Hanging Gardens of Babylon

All 7 of the commonly known ancient wonders have origin stories, except for the Hanging Gardens of Babylon. Experts aren’t exactly sure what it was, how it worked, who created it, or even where it was. The name of the wonder suggests it was in Babylon, but it could also have been in Nineveh. Some […]

The Pharos of Alexandria

Antipater’s list was the based for the modern day “7 Wonders List”. But it was slightly different in that one of the wonders was not the Lighthouse at Alexandria, instead it was the Wall of Babylon. This was because in the 6th century C.E., there was still remains of the lighthouse that amazed people, but the […]